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VAT/GST advisory

Indirect Tax

Combining our Indirect Tax experience with our industry knowledge, Deloitte helps businesses and other organizations to address Indirect Tax technical, organizational, and process challenges.

VAT/GST and other Indirect Tax exposures can grow quickly in the absence of a cohesive strategy and a firm understanding of each jurisdiction’s specific Indirect Tax requirements.

Deloitte’s global network of VAT/GST specialists provides client-focused advisory services on local and international VAT/GST and other Indirect Tax matters.

Our services include:

Indirect Tax recovery and advisory

Faced with opportunities to recover domestic and foreign sales and use taxes, many businesses rely on time-consuming, manual processes to gather sales and use tax recovery information and prepare and submit refund claims.

Deloitte’s global network of Indirect Tax recovery professionals provides advice and practical support to help businesses process and manage VAT/GST refunds effectively. We support an end-to-end process, from opportunity identification through data collection and analysis, the preparation and submission of refund claims, and any necessary follow-up.

Using Deloitte’s proprietary work processes, tools, and technology, businesses around the world can streamline processes and increase transparency, reducing the time and expense of VAT/GST recovery.

Supply and value chain tax advisory

  • Realigning for business transformation
  • Advising on configuring IT systems
  • Readying human resources
  • Reorganizing legal, finance, and tax structures

Merger & Acquisition (M&A) due diligence and structuring services

  • Pre- and post-merger/acquisition due diligence
  • Support with post-merger/acquisition disclosures and remediation activities
  • Post-merger/acquisition integration support
  • Pre- and post-disposition advice and assistance

Transactional consulting

  • Analyze and provide recommendations in respect of recoverable input VAT
  • Provide guidance for businesses entering new markets

Indirect Tax training

  • Design and implement training programs
  • Develop and provide multi-jurisdictional VAT/GST regulations training
  • Develop online training courses on multi-jurisdictional VAT/GST regulations

Government relations support

  • Support clients with engaging/liaising with government authorities
  • Support clients with audits by government authorities/regulators
  • Support governments and tax authorities on strategic indirect tax initiatives